Weekly
Global Report

Country Updates

low impact

Germany - 6-Feb

Due to security staff strikes in Germany, many flights have been canceled which may result in delays.

France - 29-Jan

Mail operations have returned to normal in areas of Northern France recently affected by severe weather.  However, due to cross channel road/rail restrictions, there may still be delays.

Brunei - 9-Jan

An airline embargo is in effect for Brunei resulting in mail and parcel delivery delays.  There is currently no indication as to when the embargo will end.

medium impact

Australia - 1-Feb

Northern Queensland is experiencing heavy rain and flooding affecting the collection and delivery of all mail products.

Postal codes: 4804-4899

Canada - 30-Jan

Inbound mail to Canada will experience delays due to severe snow and extreme temperatures which have caused flight delays and cancellations.

high impact

Euro Tunnel - 23-Jan

Recent snowfall from Storm Gabriel has caused increased demand for Euro Tunnel cross channel traffic affecting transit times.

Areas affected:

France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Luxembourg, Poland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden

Restricted Service Updates

Guatemala

20-Feb 2018:  Correos y Telégrafos is in its final phase to hire additional staff to help clear an ongoing backlog. As a result, international letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services (inbound/outbound) will continue to be disrupted for at least another 4 months. Correos y Telégrafos has asked the designated operators of other countries to hold back any mail destined for Guatemala until further notice.

11-Apr 2017:  The USPS has temporarily suspended mail services to Guatemala until further notice. This will impact the following USPS services; PMEI, PMI, FCMI, FCPIS, IPA, and ISAL. For already deposited items, USPS will endorse them “Mail Service Suspended – Return to Sender” and then place them in the mail stream for return.

Iraq

2-Nov 2017: Due to political developments in northern Iraq, the government has issued an embargo on flights into the region. It is expected that no deliveries will be possible until the situation is resolved.

Qatar

12-Jun 2017: Services to Doha are embargoed until further notice.

UAE, Bahrain

6-Jun 2017: According to reports, in accordance with the declaration issued by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are cutting ties with Qatar, the provision of postal services with that member country has, until further notice, been suspended.

Libya

Due to civil unrest in Libya, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Syria

Due to the current exceptional transportation circumstances in the Syrian Arab Republic, all mail and parcel deliveries have been suspended until further notice.

Yemen

Due to current situations in the Yemen region, all mail services have been suspended until further notice.

Ukraine

The Ukrainian post office, Ukrposhta, has suspended all mail services to Crimea (postcodes 95000-98999), Sevastopol (postcodes 99000-99999), Donetsk and Luhansk Oblast regions until further notice.

Somalia

Due to the unstable general safety in Somalia, there are no mail services available.